Overall of 95 unemployed graduates have submitted complete applications by 1 March 2017, for the purpose of participation in project “Knowledge and skills for jobs!”, whereby some of the applications were returned as incomplete and to be amended by deadline.
Greatest level of interest was expressed by young people from central region of Montenegro (with 69.4% of applications), followed by north (24.21% of applications), whereas the lowest level of interest was at the south (6.32%).
Ten selected students have begun their month-long practice in Institute Alternative and Daily Press, upon attending the workshops on the basics of public policies writing and objective media reporting, as well as after their study visits to the project partners.
This practice is being conducted within the project “Active students for sustainable development”, implemented by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE). Specific project objective is the improvement of skills of students from the department of Journalism and Political Science, Faculty of Political Sciences, through the transfer of knowledge within the scientific institutions and small and medium-sized companies for the purpose of realisation of close ties among these sectors, all for the benefit of students which require some practical form of education.
Centre for Civic Education (CCE) commends the decision of Ministry of Justice regarding the adoption of comments and proposals by CCE and their incorporation within the new text of Amendments of Criminal Code, as stated in the Report from public discussion, published on the website of Ministry of Justice.
During the course of public debate, CCE has submitted a set of comments to Ministry of Justice with regards to draft of law on the Amendments of Criminal Code of Montenegro, with an emphasis on the definition of plagiarism as criminal offense, including the suggestion for creating a better balance between the need to protect the reputation of judicial officials and freedom of expression, thus of social critique as well. The report notes the adoption of both suggestions.
Concerned over the developments related to the status of independent, supervisory institutions in Montenegro, with special emphasis on the state of affairs in the area of budgetary control, we address
AN APPEAL TO THE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
not to appoint Zoran Jelić as the member of Senate of State Audit Institution
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has urged the states to support the foundation of Regional commission for the establishment of facts about war crimes and other serious violations of human rights committed in the former Yugoslavia from 1 January 1991 until 31 December 2001 (RECOM).
Commissioner has indicated in the report “Missing persons and victims of enforced disappearance in Europe”, published on 22 February 2017, that RECOM requires political support because the “establishment of truth about severe violations of human rights and enforced disappearances, as well as the respect and remembrance of victims of these crimes, are crucial for the achievement of long-lasting peace and reconciliation”.